A good knowledge of nutrition is essential for personal trainers

Why It’s Crucial For Personal Trainers to be Clued up on Nutrition

The strong link between nutrition and health has been known for a long time. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, is famed for having said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This is why personal trainers – as custodians of their clients’ health and wellness – need to know what food […]

What motivational factors do you need to take into account as a personal trainer

What Motivational Factors You Should Take into Consideration When Training a Client

There are a few vitally important elements that make up a successful client-trainer relationship: your knowledge as a personal trainer; your client’s willingness to change, work hard, take action and trust you to help them get to their goal; the training environment; your attitude and your motivational skills. One of the most important of these […]

Nutrition principles that a pro footballer maintains

Nutrition of a Pro Footballer

All the hours spent at the training ground, honing set pieces, skills and stamina… It will all be for nothing if you turn up on match day and don’t have the energy to play because of poor nutrition. Pro footballers need to pay as much attention to their nutrition as they do to everything else, maybe […]

Nutritional Lessons Used by Olympians While Training

Picture your day job entailed running, swimming, or gymnastics. Follow this up with strength training and prepping for a competition. It sounds exhausting, but it’s a typical day for the Olympic athletes. There’s also another component to the Olympic athlete’s training: an eternal hunger. Most Olympic athletes require an enormous amount of calories (some eat up […]

The mind, body and spirit benefits of exercise

Mind, Body and Spirit. Approaching Fitness Holistically

With constant advancements in health and fitness personal trainers are recognising the benefits of taking a mind, body and spirit approach . Helping the human body reach its potential requires attention to the physical body, a well-rounded mental state and a tranquil spirit. If you have been looking to help your clients get the most out […]

Every considered becoming a personal trainer?

Ever Considered Becoming a Personal Trainer?

Some people just seem to have a knack for fitness and being a personal trainer, an understanding of the power and capabilities of the human body, and the substantial energy and ability it required to turn health into a worthwhile, productive and lucrative career. If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a […]

The benefits of sound nutrition principles

The Benefits of Sound Nutrition Principles

Picture this. It’s the beginning of spring and you decide that you’re going start going to gym regularly so that you can get that bikini body by the time you hit the beach at the end of the year. When you join the gym, they have a special at the biokineticist on site so you […]

Nutritionists say why full cream milk is good for you

Nutritionists say Why you Should put the Skim Milk Down

Do you order “skinny” cappuccinos and congratulate yourself on your healthy choice? Do you believe that skim milk is the better milk option, that it’ll help to make you skinny and healthier? Nutritionists say that milk (and even 2% milk) isn’t as good for you as regular full cream milk. Skim milk is the nasty […]

What exercise science knowledge you need

What Fundamental Knowledge do you need to Understand Exercise Science?

The way the human body moves is a science. Unless the anatomy and physiology of a human being work perfectly, side by side, the way it’s supposed to, the human body won’t move and function the way it was intended to. This is why exercise science is the foundation that every great personal trainer relies […]

Steps to becoming a personal trainer

3 simple steps to becoming a top personal trainer

There are loads of jobs in the fitness industry. Gym instructor, fitness trainer, Yoga teacher, swimming coach, Pilates instructor… The list in endless! However, the ultimate job in the fitness industry is – without a doubt – being a personal trainer. Why do we say this? Read on to find out… What is a personal trainer? […]

Value of Vitamin C

The Value of Vitamin C

For years, people have known the benefit of Vitamin C with its ability to fight off colds and flu. What you may not have realised is that this vitamin plays a vital role in exercise. Here’s why. Vitamin C is responsible for the growth of tissue It is essential in the production of collagen, which makes up […]

The traits of top personal trainers

5 traits of the world’s top personal trainers

What is it that makes personal trainers stand out? What makes one personal trainer better at his job? There are, in fact, five qualities that the world’s best personal trainers have in common. Take a look. 1. They’re properly qualified (and never stop learning) Great personal trainers are experts in their fields and have the qualifications to […]

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